Lecturer in Intercultural Communication
City Site and Clifton Campus

Job reference: 006514

Location: City Site and Clifton Campus

Closing date: 21/07/2019

Salary : Grade H (£33,797 - £38,017 p.a.)

Department: College of Art, Architecture Design and Humanities

School/Section : School of Arts & Humanities

Post Ref : M0596

Please note that this a part time role of 22 hours per week


Are you an academic looking for an innovative and successful university to take your next step? At NTU, we recognise that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring.  Thanks to our £421million investment in estates and equipment across our three campuses since 2003/4, we deliver an inspirational learning environment for both staff and students.  Our research facilities allow us to shape lives and society, which is central to our mission and achievements of our aims.


The School of Arts and Humanities delivers inspiring and supportive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching; provides doctoral supervision; collaborates and engages with local, national and international industries, professions and communities; and undertakes high quality research. Academics in the School work in partnership with colleagues nationally, as well as in Europe, Asia, North and South America, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. This has the benefit of creating a varied and dynamic community that enhances research and the student experience more generally. The School hosts a range of innovative Research Centres and Projects, offering opportunities for collaborative work in many areas.


We are looking to recruit an ambitious and enthusiastic Lecturer with the specialist knowledge to teach and engage in scholarly activity in Intercultural Communication with particular expertise in two or more of the following areas: Dialectical approaches to the study of intercultural communication; Intersectionality, social construction and social representation; Discourse, identity and intercultural communication; Intercultural communication and ELT pedagogy; Conflict and conflict resolution; Ideology, Power and Globalisation.


Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification, which highlight the specialist knowledge and experience we are seeking.


As a Lecturer you will teach across our undergraduate and postgraduate courses to further strengthen the team.  Ideally you will possess the experience and skills required to act as Course Leader and take responsibility for the management, planning, design and development of course provision.  You will also be required to contribute to a range of modules across the subject area and should be able to offer the required attributes as detailed in the attached person specification.

You will possess an excellent understanding of the subject area and an ability to communicate this knowledge to others.  You will contribute to the management, administration and coordination of parts of the teaching programme and its development in terms of curriculum and teaching strategies.

You will also have a degree in Intercultural Communication Studies, English Language Education or a related discipline, ideally coupled with postgraduate qualifications or evidence that you are prepared to continue your own education through scholarly activity and continued professional development. Applicants should have a strong teaching background within Higher Education with evidence of the ability or potential to develop high quality scholarly outputs.


Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.


Closing date: 21 July 2019


Interview date: 19 August 2019


If you have any specific queries in relation to this position contact Dr Andrew Gritt, Head of History, Languages and Global Cultures on +44(0)115 848 3411 or via email: andrew.gritt@ntu.ac.uk




The closing date for this job has now passed.